Warren G. Harding Teacher Resources
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Next to Normal
After periods of turbulence, many long for periods of peace. After World War I, many Americans yearned for what President Warren G. Harding labeled normalcy, a return to what was imagined as the way things used to be. But what is normalcy?
9th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
New Review A Case Study of Presidential Inaugurations: Kennedy and Obama
How do the inauguration ceremonies of a president-elect reflect the values of that president? This is the question presented to government learners as they research and compare the inaugurations of John F. Kennedy in 1961 and President Barack H.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Roaring Twenties
If you really want to cover the flavor of the Roaring Twenties, use this presentation. The 1920s are categorized into politics, culture, music, policy, and social issues that divided the nation. Each main header contains several subsequent slides full of great information and hyperlinks.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Dr. Seuss Takes on Charles Lindbergh
Learners study the leaders of the isolationist movement within the United States and the causes of the isolationist movement, they recognize and compare the perceptions of both the isolationists within the US and those who took a more global view.
10th - 11th Social Studies & History
GIGGLE WATER & STRUGGLE BUGGIES
Students examine the 1920s. In this American history lesson, students will use primary source documents to create original skits. Students will become a character from the 1920s and then share what they have learned through dramatic play. ï»¿
6th - 10th Social Studies & History
After Reconstruction: when is the Struggle Over? 1880-1948
Seventh graders become familiar with historical trends by studying the period from 1880-1948. For this After Reconstruction lesson, 7th graders participate in a research project and emcee a panel discuss similar to Meet the Press. Students locate events in African American history highlighting problems of African Americans.
7th Visual & Performing Arts
The Debate in the United States over the League of Nations: Five Camps: From Voices of Consent to Voices of Dissent
Students explore and discuss Woodrow Wilson's concepts for peace and the League of Nations, and efforts to foster American support for it, and discuss the opposition to the League in the Senate.
9th - 12th English Language Arts
This collection consists of a slide on each of the following unrelated, but fascinating elements: einsteinium, curium, radium, radon, nobelium, seaborgium, silicon, magnesium, and postassium. You will not find detailed information on the chemical properties of these elements, but rather interesting facts about the history or use of each.
4th - 10th Science
Regents High School Examination: United States History and Government, August 13, 2008
For this United States history and government standardized test practice handout, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions, 2 essay prompts, and 14 short answer questions that require them to review their knowledge of history and government in the United States.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
History of Political Parties in the U. S.
Twelfth graders name some of the parties in the political system of the United States. They identify the two main parties along with key information, issues, events, elections and/or people for each system. They then break into groups and use provided information to research an assigned party.
12th Social Studies & History
President Calvin Coolidge
For this President Calvin Coolidge worksheet, students read a 4 page description of the life and presidency of President Calvin Coolidge. This reading discusses his upbringing, career, family and death. Students then answer 8 multiple choice questions about the information they just read.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
Implications of the 2010 Midterm Elections: Battle for the Federal Budget
Young scholars take a closer look at the 2010 midterm elections. In this U.S. government lesson, students watch a PBS news video about the elections and determine the role that economics played in the elections.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
"The Big Cheese"
Eleventh graders research and examine the significant individuals of the 1920s and their impact on American society. They identify characteristics of people who make a difference, and in pairs conduct research on two people with differing points of view from the 1920s.
11th Social Studies & History
Tempest in a Teapot? Historic Presidential Scandals
Students, after researching and studying presidential scandals, play the role of a congress member and investigate the Teapot Dome Scandal and other presidential scandals. They assess the history, people, places, events and issues involved in each one.
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Dimensional Analysis Practice Problems
In this science and engineering worksheet, students use dimensional analysis to solve each of the problems stated on the sheet. They illustrate their work and how they arrived at their answers by using significant figures for their final answer.
12th - Higher Ed Math